HOUSE
List of Bills

H.B. No. 5117 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCREASED PENALTIES FOR FAILING TO STOP FOR SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS', to strengthen the penalties available when the operator of a motor vehicle fails to immediately stop when directed to do so by a school crossing guard.
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H.B. No. 5131 (COMM) VETERANS' AFFAIRS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR SPOUSES OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO ARE DEPLOYED OR TRANSFERRED', to permit an individual to receive unemployment compensation benefits for a period not to exceed two weeks while such individual is relocating with a spouse who is a member of the armed forces and has been transferred or deployed, even if such individual is unavailable for work and unable to make reasonable efforts to obtain work during such period.
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H.B. No. 5277 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING MIXED MARTIAL ARTS', to permit professional mixed martial arts matches to be held in the state and subject such matches to the same regulation that currently applies to boxing matches, including giving the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection regulatory authority over such matches, requiring the licensing of the sponsors of and participants in such matches, imposing a tax upon the receipts of such matches and requiring compliance with other safety requirements.
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H.B. No. 5484 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE AND ABUSE-DETERRENT PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS', to reduce prescription medication abuse.
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H.B. No. 5542 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DISPLAY OF HOUSE NUMBERS', to require homeowners to prominently display the street number assigned to their home.
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H.B. No. 5607 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMITS', to streamline the alcoholic liquor permitting process.
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H.B. No. 5774 (COMM) CHILDREN . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR SUPPORT OF EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS', to provide a tax credit to businesses and individuals that donate to entities providing extended learning opportunities to students.
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H.B. No. 5907 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DISPLAY OF DIESEL FUEL CETANE NUMBERS ON FUEL PUMPS', to require the posting of diesel fuel cetane numbers on certain fuel pumps.
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H.B. No. 5908 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING SAFETY AND CERTIFICATION STANDARDS FOR THE SPRAY FOAM INSULATION INDUSTRY', to protect the health and safety of spray foam insulation installers and their customers.
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H.B. No. 6211 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE OFFERING AND TASTING OF DISTILLED SPIRITS', to allow the offering and tasting of samples of spirits at the places of business where they are produced.
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H.B. No. 6212 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING WINE TASTING AT PACKAGE STORES', to base package store wine tasting limitations on market interest.
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H.B. No. 6616 (RAISED) APPROPRIATIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR'S PREVENTION BUDGET', to repeal provisions requiring the Governor to prepare a prevention budget.
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H.B. No. 6617 (RAISED) APPROPRIATIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES', to ensure the implementation of generally accepted accounting principles with respect to the biennial budget of the state.
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H.B. No. 6618 (RAISED) APPROPRIATIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXPENDITURES OF STATE AGENCIES PROVIDING SOCIAL SERVICES', to review the programs administered by the state agencies providing social services.
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H.B. No. 6619 (RAISED) APPROPRIATIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXPENDITURES FOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES RELATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION', to review the programs and services administered or provided by the Board of Regents for Higher Education, the Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education, the board of trustees of The University of Connecticut and the constituent units of higher education.
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H.B. No. 6620 (RAISED) APPROPRIATIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXPENDITURES OF THE GENERAL FUND', to review appropriations from the General Fund.
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H.B. No. 6621 (RAISED) APPROPRIATIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXPENDITURES FOR THE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION', to review the programs and services administered or provided by the Department of Education.
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H.B. No. 6622 (RAISED) EDUCATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING DISTRICT PARTNERSHIPS', to allow the use of academic performance data of students enrolled in state and local charter schools in the calculation of district performance indices for alliance districts.
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H.B. No. 6623 (RAISED) EDUCATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT ASSESSMENTS', to make revisions to the laws regarding the mastery examination for students in public schools and to require the Department of Education to study issues relating to standardized tests.
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H.B. No. 6624 (RAISED) EDUCATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES', to make minor revisions to the education statutes regarding magnet school grant payments and financial audits, the assignment of state-assigned student identifiers, the development and implementation of a state-wide public school information system and a longitudinal data system, marital and family therapists and high school graduation credits.
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H.B. No. 6625 (RAISED) EDUCATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TESTING PROGRAM', to require testing services providing a general educational development testing program to make data relating to such testing program available to the Department of Education.
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H.B. No. 6626 (RAISED) EDUCATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION', to require the Department of Education to conduct a study regarding special education issues.
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H.B. No. 6627 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING REVIEW OF ANY PROPOSED STATE PROJECT COSTING IN EXCESS OF FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS', to ensure transparency and accountability in state-sponsored projects.
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H.B. No. 6628 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFE USE OF ELECTRONIC DEFENSE WEAPONS BY PEACE OFFICERS'
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H.B. No. 6629 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING REGIONALISM IN CONNECTICUT', to eliminate regional planning agencies and regional councils of elected officials by January 1, 2015, and to replace such agencies and councils with eight regional councils of governments; to require the Northeastern Region Council of Governments to develop a pilot program to address the human services needs of the region; to require the Capital Region Council of Governments to develop a pilot program to improve services and cost-efficiency in the region; and to require the Valley Council of Governments to develop a pilot program to transfer administration of the HUD Community Development Block Grant Small Cities Program for the towns of Ansonia, Derby, Seymour and Shelton to such council.
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